Re: [tracker2] T2-301 / T2-301 Serial & Power Cable / Serial Splitter Cable
- Scott N1VG wrote...
> Current would be the main thing to watch. 100 mA sounds right if you'veDang! The transmit current just shows very briefly on the digital meter
> got a GPS receiver connected. 12A isn't right, though - maybe 1.2A?
(can't find my Watts Up meter!) and I'll bet it was just 1.2 amps.
> I've got a piece of thermochromic film I'll sometimes lay across theThere was nothing obviously hot. The case was just warm to touch.
> back of a board if I think it's generating too much heat - this is the
> $5 alternative to a $15,000 thermal imaging system. Usually it'll show
> you a big blob of heat radiating from the voltage regulator.
It just struck me as odd that it was warm at all. I'll try another T2-301
in a few days, but the one I was commenting on is now installed and
not easy to get to. My son will be going on a trip today with it. It will
be a good test. Thanks for the info.
Thanks - Keith